Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Patient Care Assistant II-50302 in San Diego, California

Patient Care Assistant II-50302

Job ID 135 Date posted 04/16/2018 Schedule Per Diem Shift Regular

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direct supervision of a licensed care practitioner, provides and documents clinical care and associated tasks, as assigned. Utilizes appropriate age and developmental approach in application of care. Regularly performs a supportive role to physicians, nurses and families in the delivery of patient care by assisting patient care delivery team with emergency calls and clinical communications and performing admission, discharge, and transfer workflows. Responds to emergency codes by executing appropriate protocols and identifying, initiating and utilizing necessary resources. Prepares and maintains patient medical record on the clinical unit including the medical record discharge process. Enters, compiles and reviews reports in a timely and accurate manner. Performs administrative duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma, GED or foreign equivalent

Current BLS/CPR certification (Issued by the American Heart Association)

One of the following:

Completion of a CNA or Medical Assistant program AND 1 year of experience

Completion of a CNA or Medical Assistant program AND enrolled in a Registered Nurse program

Enrolled in a Registered Nurse or LVN program AND completed at least 1 clinical acute hospital rotation

Knowledge of healthcare operations and work flow

Knowledge of medical terminology

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate's Degree in healthcare related courses

1 year of experience

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

More than one year previous healthcare or unit clerk experience

Bilingual Spanish

Some college course work in medical terminology